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24-32 (Even Nos) Canmore Street

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0704 / 56°4'13"N

Longitude: -3.4589 / 3°27'32"W

OS Eastings: 309276

OS Northings: 687351

OS Grid: NT092873

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PGXB

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.VP28

Entry Name: 24-32 (Even Nos) Canmore Street

Listing Date: 29 September 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362460

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25988

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier-mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic; terrace comprising 2 houses and 2 shops with flat above; formerly 2 3-bay houses and one 4-bay house (No 32, possibly with ground floor shop or office originally). Built in 2 separate stages (Nos 30 and 32 slightly earlier). Pilastered doorcases to Nos 30 and 32. Coursed dressed sandstone with ashlar dressings to principal (S) elevation; coursed rubble elsewhere. Base course to principal elevation of Nos 30 and 32; continuous eaves course. Coped gables.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 10 bays; regularly fenestrated to 1st floor. Glazed 20th shopfronts to Nos 26 and 28; both with recessed late 20th century glazed timber doors with rectangular fanlights; late 20th century panelled timber door to outer left. Central entrance with flanking pilasters supporting simple entablature to No 30; panelled timber door with rectangular fanlight; flanking windows. Identical entrance with similar (earlier) timber door to No 32; flanking windows and one to outer right. Polygonal piended dormer windows to flanking outer bays of No 32 and one to right of No 30; boxed dormers to flanking outer bays over shopfronts to No 26.

N ELEVATION: catslide dormer stair windows to centre of Nos 30 and 32 (latter rendered over). Irregular fenestration, apart from to No 30. Small rendered extension to rear of Nos 24-28.

W ELEVATION: window to right of 1st floor.

Mainly 4 and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. 4 droved sandstone stacks, including gableheads at either end of terrace; each with band course, except for that to W which has moulded coping; round and octagonal cans.

INTERIORS: not inspected (1998).

Statement of Interest

Short terrace of plain classical houses, Nos 30 and 32 with more generous window openings and pilastered doorpieces and constructed in finer coursed sandstone ashlar.

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